He was at first ________ and embarrassed in speaking, but gradually overcame these difficulties, and was heard with much attention and deference, especially when he addressed the House on economic questions.
diffident
The ______ student was the class valedictorian, but sometimes seen as a know-it-all.
pedantic
His eyes were twinkling with mirth and his lips were twisted into a _________ smile.
sardonic
The snide remark was _______ and made the other man angry enough to yell at him.
provacative
The ______ fondness she displayed, which was excessively sweet, was what, in the end, drove me away.
cloying
After his mother died, the boy was _______ and always looked depressed.
lugubrious
The teacher was excessively explaining the lesson, almost in a ________ way.
didactic
Her goal was to _______ her peers and become the top of her class.
transcend
She concluded from his tone that he was ______ with her and wished to end the conversation.
vexed
An example of ________ is for a worker to become well liked by being kind to his coworkers.
ingratiate
I see a ________ individual has donated a significant amount in memory of my mother.
benevolent
The horsemen were splendidly _________ in riding for long distances into the heart of a hostile country, without support, striking some terrific blows, and then returning rapidly beyond reach of pursuit.
audacious
He made a mental note to send a piece of jewelry to her hotel room to ________ guilt over the promised phone call that would never happen.
assuage

Preview of Crossword

Make this Crossword your own

Add, edit, delete clues, and customize this crossword. Print copies for an entire class. All in 5 minutes.

Icon crossword    Create my Crossword now    

Your customized Crossword will be in your hands in five minutes.

Related Puzzles

Chapter Nine

21 terms
Created on Mar 8, 2016

Wordmasters Lists 1 and 2

25 terms
Created on Mar 10, 2016

The Outsiders Vocabulary

32 terms
Created on May 4, 2016

Poverty

33 terms
Created on May 10, 2016

Vogler Family 2016

56 terms
Created on Aug 22, 2016

10 Honors Word Study List 1

25 terms
Created on Sep 12, 2016

Campus Resources and Support Services

18 terms
Created on Nov 17, 2016

LA Crossword Puzzle

25 terms
Created on Nov 30, 2016

51 Reasons Why ... 24 October 2018

51 terms
Created on Dec 9, 2016

Vocab Words , Lessons 1-3

30 terms
Created on Jan 2, 2017

Fahrenheit 451 Crossword Puzzle

18 terms
Created on Jan 10, 2017

Life as we knew it crossword puzzle

45 terms
Created on Jan 24, 2017

Natalya's VOCAB Quiz

13 terms
Created on Jan 25, 2017

Prep Room Pals

57 terms
Created on Jan 26, 2017

chap

43 terms
Created on Feb 3, 2017

Tone List Crossword Puzzle

30 terms
Created on Feb 4, 2017

Level 4 Vocabulary, Lessons 87-91

51 terms
Created on Feb 8, 2017

Chapter 1-6

43 terms
Created on Feb 16, 2017

Things Fall Apart Chapters 1-6

60 terms
Created on Feb 16, 2017

Things fall apart chapters 1-6 Vocab

61 terms
Created on Feb 16, 2017